Analytical Psychology

Instinct As Guide: Animals in Women's Dreams

Jungian psychotherapist Barbara Platek explores the ways the appearance of animals in the dreams of women evokes the power and potency of the deep feminine and its connection to body and instinct. This article was originally published in Psychological Perspectives in 2008.


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Cockroaches and Creator Gods: An Archetypal Dream Exploration

Clinical psychologist Tiffany Baugher reflects on the ways the numinous power of divine creativity can lurk in the rejected, the strange, and the awe-ful in this essay.


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Supervision's Difficulty with Itself: A Supervisee's View of the Process

Jungian analyst Gretchen Heyer explores the unique power dynamics of the supervisory relationship and suggests that subversion is an essential element in the success of supervision.

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Winnicott's Dream: Some Reflections on D.W. Winnicott and C.G. Jung

In this article, originally published in the Journal of Analytical Psychology, David Sedgwick examines D.W. Winnicott's famous review of Jung's Memories, Dreams, Reflections and explores the psychological effect the reviewing process had on Winnicott himself.

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Lessons of Jung's Encounter with Native Americans

Timothy Thomason explores how Jung's encounters with Native Americans in the Taos pueblo in 1925 deepened his belief that humans need a sense of their individual and cultural significance to be psychologically healthy.

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